This section provides a list of abbreviations used within Marking Open and Affordable Courses.  For terms with asterisks, full definitions are provided in the Glossary.

ATD*: Achieving the Dream

CSRF: Course Section Reporting Form

FTE: Full-time equivalent

GAO: Government Accountability Office

HEOA*: Higher Education Opportunity Act

IT: Information technology

LCB: Low Cost Books

LMS: Learning management system

OER*: Open educational resources

SGA: Student government association

SIS*: Student information system

SWOT: Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats

TAT: Textbook Affordability Team

ZCB: Zero Cost Books

ZDG*: Z-Degree

ZTC*: Zero textbook cost


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Marking Open and Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies Copyright © 2020 by Breeman Ainsworth; Nicole Allen; Jessica Dai; Abbey Elder; Nicole Finkbeiner; Amie Freeman; Sarah Hare; Kris Helge; Nicole Helregel; Jeanne Hoover; Jessica Kirschner; Joy Perrin; Jacquelyn Ray; Jennifer Raye; Michelle Reed; John Schoppert; and Liz Thompson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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